Worker injured in St. Louis manhole explosion

1 year 9 months 3 weeks ago August 01, 2014 Aug 1, 2014 Friday, August 01 2014 Friday, August 01, 2014 5:02:00 PM CDT in News
By: The Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) - An electrical contractor working underground has been injured in a downtown St. Louis manhole explosion.

KMOV-TV reports that the Ameren contractor suffered burns to the face and arms after the Friday morning explosion near the AT&T building at 9th and Chestnut streets.

The St. Louis Fire Department says the worker was removing what were believed to be dead electrical cables.

 

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